American Public University System Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics
|Enrolled total (including graduate students)||46,420||29,114||17,306|
46,420 students enrolled in some distance education courses.
46,420 enrolled exclusively in distance education.
Enrollment by race or ethnicity
It’s free to apply for both undergraduates and graduates.
American Public University System has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.
American Public University System Tuition
|Total cost for students living||In-state||Out-of-state|
|The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.|
American Public University System does not provide on-campus housing.
|Tuition for Full-time undergraduates||$6,480||$6,480|
|Fees for full-time undergraduates||$400||$400|
|Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates||$270||$270|
|Tuition for Full-time graduates||$6,300||$6,300|
|Fees for full-time graduates||$300||$300|
|Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates||$350||$350|
Programs and Degrees
|Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services||424||1,386||899||2,709|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service||258||1,193||407||1,858|
|Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities||1,080||107||28||1,215|
|Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services||187||542||108||837|
|Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies||32||385||340||757|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies||332||200||532|
|Health Professions and Related Programs||260||165||51||476|
|Natural Resources and Conservation||20||268||91||379|
|Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences||145||144||289|
|Legal Professions and Studies||54||91||40||185|
|Public Administration and Social Service Professions||127||127|
|Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields||6||51||42||99|
|English Language and Literature & Letters||79||79|
|Philosophy and Religious Studies||53||53|
|Military Technologies and Applied Sciences||33||18||51|
|Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs||26||26|
|Mathematics and Statistics||14||14|
|Transportation and Materials Moving|
A total of 8,108 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at American Public University System.
At the master's level 2,977 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.
|Alternative names||American Military University|
American Public University
|Religious affiliation||Not applicable|
|Mission Statement||The mission of American Public University System is to provide high quality higher education with emphasis on educating the nation's military and public service communities by offering respected, relevant, accessible, affordable, and student-focused online programs that prepare students for service and leadership in a diverse, global society.|
|Academic Calendar||Other academic year|
|Total FTE staff||1,814|
|Sector of institution||Private for-profit, 4-year or above|
|Control of institution||Private for-profit|
|Carnegie Classification||Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs|
Location and Contacts
|Address||111 W Congress St|
Charles Town, West Virginia, 25414
|Urbanization level||Town: Fringe|